What is "Lorem Ipsum"?

I just love knowing the back stories.  We’ve seen a variety of sample documents generated in Office applications containing readable, yet unintelligible text, beginning with “Lorem Ipsum”.

Lipsum.com tells us what “Lorem Ipsum” is (dummy text, originally used by the typesetting industry), and why (readers can be distracted by printed content) it exists.

The site features a page to generate some for yourself!

Original Posting: September 2, 2005

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About Michael Coates
I am a pragmatic evangelist. The products, services and solutions I write about fulfill real-world expectations and use cases. I stay up-to-date on real products I use and review, and share my thoughts here. I apply the same lens when designing an architecture, product or when writing papers. I am always looking for ways that technology can create or enhance a business opportunity .. not just technology for technology's sake. My CV says: Seasoned technology executive, leveraging years of experience with enterprise and integration architectural patterns, executed with healthy doses of business acumen and pragmatism. That's me. My web site says: Technology innovations provide a myriad of opportunities for businesses. That said, having the "latest and greatest" for its own sake isn't always a recipe for success. Business successes gained through exploiting innovation relies on analysis of how the new features will enhance your business followed by effective implementation. Goals vary far and wide: streamlining operations, improving customer experience, extending brand, and many more. In all cases, you must identify and collect the metrics you can apply to measure your success. Analysis must be holistic and balanced: business and operational needs must be considered when capitalizing on a new technology asset or opportunity.

One Response to What is "Lorem Ipsum"?

  1. Pingback: Lorem Ipsum:Revisited, Fortified and Twisted for L33tsp3ak « OpsanBlog

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